Exchange of foreign driving licence to Polish

The lenght of the process of exchanging the driving licence depends on the country in which the license was issued.
A foreigner should exchange his drivng licence after 180 days of stay in Poland.
If the license is not changed there may be in trouble with the insurer in the event of an accident.

For licenses issued in countries that are not signatory of the Vienna Convention , (or agreement on the recognition of driving licenses - Japan, Korea and Tunisia), it is necessary to take the theoritical examination in Poland.
If the foreign license was issued for a specified period it may be necessary to conduct medical examinations to obtain a replacement license in Poland.
When replacing the foreign driving license is taken away and replaced by a Polsih one.
The original is forwarded to the issuing country and it can be returned in it.